In this digital era where people couch comfortably inside the social media’s such as Whatsapp Facebook etc… To my surprise e-mails are also outdated these days.  Sending or receiving a post card from someone unknown from a far off distance… sounds really exciting… It’s all started when I saw Ms.Neelima Vallangi – a famous travel […]

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Valparai, a tea plantation town, a hill station and a tropical rain forest – all rolled into one located 3,500 feet above sea level on the Anaimalai Hills range of the Western Ghats. There are 40 hairpin bends on the way up to Valparai from Azhiyar. Amazing hill station which is mesmerizing and scenic.. Guess […]

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Raja Kavya Paadasalai

Raja Veda Patasala was founded in the year 1542 A.D. by Illustrious Statesman and Chief Minister for 3 Nayak kings of Thanjavur – Advaitha Vidyacharya Maharaja Saheb Sri Govinda Deekshithar.   It was a well known center of higher learning of Vedas and allied subjects, but owing to the vagaries of time it slowly declined in […]

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Pamban bridge

Pamban rail bridge, an engineering marvel and India’s first cantilever bridge was the only source of connectivity to the holy town Rameshwaram till the year 1988. The need for rail connectivity between the main land and the island was felt in the late 1870s, when the East India Company, expanding its trade, decided to establish […]

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Monsoon drive 2014 ( Part -04)

Continuation of my previous post Monsoon drive 2014 [part-03] Day 3 ( July 13, 2014) Last and Longest drive day started at 7AM. Reached the NH 17 highway at Porovim and crossed Madgoan, Canacona. we stopped at the Pollem Beach (the last beach in Goa just before Karnataka) Entered Karnataka via Sadashighad en-routing via Anshi […]

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Monsoon drive 2014 ( Part -03)

Continuation of my previous post Monsoon drive 2014 Day 2 ( July 12, 2014) Woke up little late in the morning after a tiresome ride yesterday. It continued raining. Walked out of the room and entered the cafeteria for coffee and breakfast. The Cafeteria Monsoon drive t-shirts are being distributed.. As the drive is scheduled […]

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